(This is a part of my “Top Ten things that drive me crazy about Quakers” list.)
5. Our â€œJust Say Noâ€ attitude toward anything charismatic
We believe God speaks to us all, but hush the prophetic voice. We want to yield completely to Godâ€™s Holy Spirit, but know the Spirit would never lead us to speak in tongues. Iâ€™ve never understood how a group of people completely committed to listening to Godâ€™s Spirit and obeying whatever we hear became a group that puts walls around what God will and wonâ€™t do. I would never say Quakers must worship like charismatics. Nor do I think we can say Quakers canâ€™t worship like charismatics. Let God be God!